Sunil Chhetri was not late to reply to the Indian captain's message either.
"What Virat is doing is unbelievable."
Kohli and Chhetri are great friends as well as mutual respect for what the other has been doing.
Virat Kohli, himself, didn’t have the most impressive of campaigns last time around.
Virat had earlier posted a congratulatory tweet for the team.
Kohli was the first to urge the Indian sports lovers to back the Indian football team after watching Sunil's humble video.
The Indian football skipper has now equaled Lionel Messi's record of 64 goals for India.
The fake Sunil Chhetri account had cheekily asked Rhodes to teach him how to break the stumps whilst on the fly.
Chhetri scored two goals in the match as the Indian team won the game by 3-0.
A couple of days in the lead up to the contest, Sunil Chhetri had come up with an emotional plea for the fans.